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>> this is a terrible failure of leadership. this is the nsa version of the obama apology talk. this is a successful program. the nsa program is successful. yesterday the president is allowing edward snowden to pull the puppet strings. this man is a traitor to our country and the president somehow feels he has to cater to him. for the last two months since this issue has been out there, the president has been awol,
wish he showed the same anger toward edward snowden as he did toward republicans on obama care. there was no outrage there when he was asked do you think he's a patriot? what do you mean you don't think he is? this man's a traitor. to me commander in chief should show much more war time leadership than has been show by the president on this issue.
, corruption running rampant and support for obama care dwindling each and every day, is the american dream dying under obama? ann coulter is here. she has the answer. >> we've had an endless parade of distractions and political posturing and phony scandals. >> the irs back in the spotlight. did the internal revenue service have partner in crime in targeting conservative groups. >>> and the obama administration is all set to use the housing department to, quote, diversify neighborhoods all across america. sounds like social engineering. >> if nbc dares to run a planned mini series on hillary, raines priebus has decreed it will have no money in the bank. >> media mash, "hannity" starts right here, right now. >> it's starting to take a toll according to a newly released fox news poll. 52% now disapprove of the president's job performance. now, this number skyrocketed five percentage points from just last month and it's no wonder the american people are starting to lose faith. corruption is running rampant. obama care is a mess. our foreign relations have never been worse and just this week th
to cut. no. no. don't cut that. one exception is obama care. and that is why stopping amnesty is important that remains the most important issue if amnesty goes through obama care will not be overturned. hispanics support obama care so please do not take your eye off the ball because obama care already passed in the senate they're trying to flip it through by not talking about it. politicians know as soon as we talk about it people will write and call and tell us we don't want obama care. as long as they don't say anything, we can slip it through the dark of night and republican contributors, you know, and mark zuckerbergs are going to give us money and screw the people who hate amnesty. as for this looming government shut down i've been listening to you talk about it on the radio along with other 14 million listeners and i have been dying to talk to you about this because i really don't think republicans should be on either side saying the other side is a monster or doing something horribly wrong. we all want to defund obama care. one side, i understand says had is going hurt
jetting off to an eight-day vacation on martha's vineyard president obama took volley of questions from a white house press corps feeling neglected the past several months. the topics varied but the president had a message to get out about government surveillance. here a chief white house correspondent ed hen prip. >> afternoon, everybody. these have a seat. >> reporter: president obama used his first full-scale news conference in over three months to try and get out in front of the nsa surveillance controversy he was on his heels over a range of national security issues from his prickly relationship with russia to terror threats from al qaeda and why he still hasn't brought the benghazi killers to justice. >> i also said we'd get bin laden and didn't get him in 11 months. so we have informed, i think, the public there's a sealed indictment. >> reporter: the president was referring to the fact that u.s. officials earlier this week revealed the justice department filed its first criminal charges against an unknown number of people believed to be involved in benghazi, which the president
, president obama calls out republicans. late this afternoon, the president gave a news conference at the white house. he strongly defended his health care law, and he slammed republican extremists for their threat to shut down the government if obama care isn't defunded. >> between october 1st into march, there will be an open enrollment period in which millions of americans for the first time are going to be able to get affordable health care. now i think the really interesting question is why it is that my friends in the other party have made the idea of preventing these people from getting health care their holy grail, their number one priority. the one unifying principle in the republican party at the moment is making sure that 30 million people don't have health care. >> they are holy grail. their number one priority. >> the notion is simply that those 30 million people or the 150 million who are benefitting from the other aspects of affordable care will be better off without it. that's their assertion. not backed by fact, not backed by any evidence. that's just become an ide
for watching. i'm al sharpton. have a great weekend. "hardball" starts right now. >>> defending obama care. let's play "hardball." good evening. i'm michael smerconish in for chris matthews. leading off tonight president obama throws down the gauntlet on republicans launching an all-out offensive against republican threats to cripple his signature achievement, obama care. in a press conference late today the president was defiant. at times he almost seemed to taunt republicans when it came to their threat to shut down the government over the issue. in attacks that were swift and surgical, he began by calling out the republican fixation of obstructionism. >> the really interesting question is why it is that my friends in the other party have made the idea of preventing these people from getting health care their holy grail, their number one priority. the one unifying principle in the republican party at the moment is making sure that 30 million people don't have health care. that's hard to understand as an agenda that's going to strengthen our middle class. >> and this was his response to tea pa
agree on except this. washington stinks. president obama's approval rating plum sed. 82% think the lawmakers deser s deserve to take off the month of august. congress is never popular. washington doesn't rate well on the popularity scale. people tend to personally like their own congressman. the reports we are getting back is that this time it could be different. i wanted to ask you, do you think some of the incumbent are in trouble? >> i talked to democratic campaign committee who handles the house. the average rating of approval for members of the house is about 88% or 89%. 70% now. i think the idea of a safe incumbent -- when i was in the business if you had an incumbent very rare they lose. if a wave if a big issue comes along a lot of people who think they are safe will be in trouble. >> anything we are learning in august 2013 tell us something about what will happen in mid term of november 2014. because president obama's numbers are not good now it's hard to get those back up. and then if you take the fact that most incumbents lose seats from their party in congress at t
that the president believes is positive. he was very passionate in defending obama care, going after the republicans, making it clear that if the republicans had their way, he said 30 million americans would not be eligible for affordable health care and he's clearly indicated he's willing to make a major fight on all of these issues. we're going to have extensive coverage coming up on "the lead." later i'll be back at 5:00 p.m. in "the situation room." but let's turn it over to john berman. he's picking up our coverage in "the lead." >> thank you so much, wolf. i'm john berman filling in for jake tapper while he's away. the president just wrapped up his press conference as you saw. he's expected to leave tomorrow for a week-long vacation with his family on martha's vineyard. he covered everything from the controversy over edward snowden and he had some fascinating words about mr. snowden to the investigation of benghazi and his constant battle with congressional republicans, especially over health care. we will delve into all the news and get reactions from top republicans. let's begin with jessica
with us. >> time for us to bring you the second part of our debate. we are talking about why barack obama and vladimir putin will not be meeting. from syria to siberia, let's bring in our guest, a specialist in the american- russian relationship. and senior fellow ship at the partnership for secure america. was this just for a short time, he is a journalist at the russian service. halfway through this, you are off. we will get your thoughts in a moment. by satellite we have to guess, the director studies at the institute democracy, good to see. in washington d.c., the chief political columnist and one house correspondent for newsmax. what are the issues that could fit into something called human rights under the criminal justice system? your time is scarce. tell us what you have written about its implications and ramifications for all of us. >> i am following this case like you are for several years. each time there's something new, it gets more and more unbelievable if you have read kafka or orwell, this is nothing. they say the russian officials stole 230 million. people put him in pris
. >> we start this hour with a fox news alert. less than two hours away from president obama's first formal solo news conference since april, a look for you in the white house. reporters expected to pepper him with questions about his decision not to meet with russian president vladimar putin and the administration's continued use of the controversial talking point. i am jamie colby. >> and i am greg jarret. >> they are focusing on law makers wasting time and attention on phony scandal instead of the people's work. >> to often over the past two years, washington took its eye off of the ball. they have allowed political postural and phony scandal to distract from our economy and growing middle-class. >> fox news poll find that people do not agree with the president. the interest in the benghazi terrorist attack is anything but phony and not phony to voters, nsa snooping on americans. and the justice department seizing telephone records and irs targeting conservative groups for extra scrutiny. host of power play on fox news live. chris, you have written your insightful and provocative
of industries. what can we do for you? and now, "bbc world news america." president obama announced his government surveillance program and assesses this deteriorating relationship with russia. >> we're doing things that are good for the united states and hopefully good for russia as well. but recognizing there are going to be some differences. we will not be able to completely disguise them. >> hiding in plain sight. this sicilian mafia boss was living in italy for decades. italy wants him back to serve his time. it is summer. it must be time for that vacation souvenir. we will trace how the trinkets have become big business. onwelcome to our viewers public television in america and around the globe. today president obama held a wide ranging press conference at the white house on the eve of leaving for his summer vacation. on the agenda was announcing new oversight and transparency in the surveillance programs that have come under fire. relations with russia were also front and center. presidenturged clinton to think forward instead of backward. tourged president putin think forward in
coming up in the hour. and little later on, we will ask would ask what you president obama in his news conference tomorrow. we're doing our town halls tomorrow. congress is in recess. they are doing town hall checking tweets, checking town halls. we mentioned the town hall last night, here he is taking a pie in the face for charity today. he is from nebraska. he says that joining local , -- rs for the farm bill covering that tomorrow, an event with sheldon whitehouse. run your calls coming up. we once take a look at the town hall that happened yesterday in illinois caller:. is a very general statement. are you for national security? i think there is no doubt that we need immigration reform. our current system is not working for employers or people who are trying to come here legally. it is not working for our agonist or he, the number one industry in my district. i have met with manufacturers and international groups in springfield, having a heart in getting visas to get into the country. then come our office deals with immigration as a federal issue on a daily basis. she wakes up ever
obama canceled his face to face meeting with vladimir putin next month. is the end of the big chill? >> we are old hockey players and we both know that diplomacy like hockey can sometimes result in the occasional collision. >> there will be a press conference tomorrow. ask that question tomorrow. >> the president is expected to make some news today. congressional sources say at his news conference reforming and limiting those controversial surveillance programs. >>> and weiner roast. weiner gets burned door knocking in harlem last night. ♪ >>> and somehow he decided it was a good idea to vent to a reporter from london. >>> good day. i'm andrea mitchell in washington where in just two hours president obama will hold his first full press conference since april. he's expected to respond to the outcry over those surveillance programs according to congressional briefings on those reforms. will that satisfy critics? we have a super panel. chuck todd, chief white house correspondent and host of "the daily rundown" and contributor and host of in play, and a washington diplomatic correspon
evacuation of american citizens and u.s. personnel. although the obama administration to them a clear there would prefer that i use a different wordd here is state department spokesperson quibbling with the press over the use of the word evacuate and insist the teeseven system and is planning with the obama administration sees on a cigna -- as a significant of its maturing in evacuation and with the administration is now calling and ordered departure. >> cool with the use of the word evacuate. >> it's a technical term. >> is it? i think it is i nontechnical term. ordered departure is the technical term. so if you -- >> if you look up in the dictionary definition. >> what would you call if you are suddenly told you have to leave and a plan is flawed man. forced to get on and leave. >> and ordered departure. lou: the etymological nonsense did not end there. keep all the warnings to american citizens not to travel to yemen and to those there to leave immediately to the nothing more than a travel advisory and the obama administration shows to update it this very morning. declaring that ad
. see you next time. >>> in a remarkable and shocking about-face, president obama proposed a complete overhaul of our surveillance policies. this after defending them for months. all in response, i think, to nsa leaker edward snowden. the president also took time to bash republicans for threatening to shut the government down over obama care, a threat by the way that no leadership republican has actually ever made. and stock markets took it on the chin with their first down week since june. the dow was down 233 points overall for the week but consumer credit ratios are the best in 33 years. china is stabilizing. and even europe is looking up. and coming back home, why is it that hollywood celebrities continue to rampage against natural gas fracking. the evidence proves they are wrong. and they are costing blue collar jobs especially in new york and california and do we really need this socialist 101 movie that's coming out tonight? i guarantee you it bombs. all those stories and much more live coming up on "the kudlow report" beginning right now. >>> good evening everyone i'm larry ku
% was that number. which makes this current spat a bit more tense, right? >>> also tonight the fight over obama care takes a recess. the summer of the angry anti-obama care town hall is back. but unlike last time this story played out, it is republicans who are feeling the heat. >>> plus why the federal government needs to rethink the science around medical marijuana. all that is ahead. >>> but tonight we begin with the u.s. and russia relations in a downward and dangerous spiral. today white house spokesperson jay carney spent most of his daily briefing fielding questions about russia. the president announced a rare news conference for tomorrow. we expect he will answer a flood of questions about the increasingly chilly relations between the two countries. now, when you hear the u.s. and russia are bickering, when you hear their relationship is deteriorating or on the rocks, i want you to keep in mind, these two countries, our country and russia, still hold 94% of the world's nuclear weapons. 94%. you can see it on this graph. the chart comes from a plough share fund using estimates from hans chris
over to wolf blitzer in "the situation room." >> happening now, president obama strongly defends government surveillance but says he'll work to protect privacy rights. and a possible u.s. government shutdown. we have it all covered for you this hour. >> the hunt for the california amber alert suspect and the 16-year-old girl he may be holding captive moves to the idaho wilderness after horseback riders report a possible sight ing. >> and the great white sharks, imagine pulling one on to your boat. that's what some researchers are trying to do. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." we begin this hour with president obama. he says america is not interested in spying on ordinary people. following leaks revealing massive government snooping programs, he says he's acting to boost confidence in national security, surveillance, working with congress to make it more transparent. >> i'm going to be pushing the i.c. to do, rather than have a trunk come out here and a leg come out here and a tail come out there, let's just put the whole elephant out there so we can see what's wo
republicans force a government shut down. >> republicans in congress can stop obama care. >> you will not fund obama care? >> they simply refuse to fund it. >> funding obama care is a huge mistake. >> the hard right is going to take over the republican party in 2016. and the nomination is going to rand paul. >> i don't think that is happening. >> you watch, this is what i do for a living. >> senator paul is in the middle of a tour in kentucky. >> over, i declared a truce. >> there is no love lost between the united states and russia. >> it is town hall season again. >> i think rand paul has a problem. >> this is going to be a long, hot august. >> president obama's meeting with greece's prime minister was over shadowed today by reporter's questions about russia. instead of answering those questions, the president announced he will be having a press conference tomorrow. russia's sport minister had two words today for critics of russia's new anti-gay laws. calm down. that is what he said. speaking at a news conference before the opening of the track and field world championships in moscow, he sai
party groups were being bad. in 2010, at about the time the irs began this targeting, president obama on at least four occasions specifically suggested that these were front groups for foreign operations. david axlerod, his close consultant, made that allegation directly and so did numerous others. president obama called it a problem to democracy and then upped it to a threat to democracy. when you have your leaders putting that kind of thing out there, when you have senator baucus and senator schumer and senator merkley and senator shaheen and several other democratic senators writing to the irs saying, these groups are dangerous, you need to investigate them. what do you think the irs is going to do? they are people. they see this. they know these are powerful people saying these groups are a threat to democracy. you need to get them. that's the real scandal. not a smoking gun. >> then, you have to take it to the next chapter. now that they have gotten caught with their pants down, now that they have been caught targeting, now, what's the explanation for the leader? what's the cultu
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> woodruff: president obama promised new safeguards and more transparency for secret government surveillance programs even as he defended their existence. good evening, i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight: the president stressed the government is not interested in spying on ordinary citizens. we have excerpts from the white house's news conference. >> there are steps we can take to give the american people additional confidence that there are additional safeguards against abuse. so i've directed the intelligence community to make public as much information about these programs as possible. >> woodruff: then, despite recent challenging moments of diplomacy, the u.s. and russia held high-level meetings in washington. margaret warner recaps today's talks. >> brown: four out of ten street lights don't work and it takes an hour on average for detroit police to respond to 9-1-1 calls. hari sreenivasan looks at the motor city's battle amid bankruptcy. >> detroiters are so used to bad news,
being with us, you are looking at president obama today, president obama choosing toot answer any questions on russian president putin. and the administration's consolation of a one-on-one meeting between the leaders next month -- cancellation of the meeting, president'sress secretary had a lot to say about president putin, russian leadership and without any awareness of irony what so ever, the important work that united states and russia should be undertaking. jay carney, highlighting how important engagement with russia is for the united states on a number of issues, despite cancelling the meeting with the man that white hou deems so critical to the resolution of those issues, carney at times used language that it was difficult to always understand his mning..@ >> we had a lot of fish to fry if you will with the russian, we have a lot of issues to engages withth the russians over. the president is disappointed as he sd, and i said, by the decision that russian madeot to return mr. snowden to the uned states. lou: carney confirmeded that putin's asylum approval for snowden provok
world. president obama is expected to dress the concerns and other issues at a press conference before heading for vacation today. abc7 news will carry it in a special report at noon. >> today, japan is marking the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombing of nagasaki and the mayor criticized japan's government for lacking effort in international nuclear disarmament during a ceremony. he said his country's refusal to sign a statement rejecting unconditional use of nuclear weapons at an international meeting in april bestrayed the global society's expectations. the first bombing in her row seem killed 145,000 and nagasaki bomb killed 70,000. >> just in time for the small semester a big financial break president obama signs into law affecting millions of college students. >> the obamas go on a date night a special occasion they were >> the burlingame main post office is up for sale. the post office boxes will be moved to a smaller location and the length of the selling process depend on the buyer and how many bids the post office gets. they have been selling post offices across the country
.s. president barack obama canceled plans to meet russian president putin next month. >> what sounded like a slap at obama, the russian prime minister told reporters it is time for the u.s. and russia to work together as grown-ups. >> he came to washington with a long list of issues. up for discussion, afghanistan, iran, and north korea, arms control, and human rights. both sides were ready for open and frank talks, but on this day, one issue overshadowed all the rest. >> it's no secret that we have experienced some challenging moments. obviously not just over the snowden case. we will discuss these differences today for certain, but this meeting remains important above and beyond the collisions and the moments of disagreement. >> both sides have signaled agreement, and a lot depends on us. we need to work together in an adult manner. we have done our part, and we expect a similar attitude in return. >> so the foreign ministers are talking, but few expect big breakthroughs here. >> let's pull in our washington correspondent. we see the ministers talking, but i'm still wondering why these t
to vacation and, of course, so today president obama is set to kick off his week-long vacation, not in the south of france, but in martha's vineyard and that has triggered the expected criticism from corners of capitol hill. of course who are the middle of a five-week vacation. "usa today" is reporting the first family is going to be staying at the $7 million home of a top democratic donor and, of course, bill clinton also vacationed in martha's vineyard during his time in the white house but he famously and i know that gene will remember this and ed will remember this, he famously switched his vacation destination after dick morris took polls to see which vacation spots would be better and they found out that wyoming, surprisingly enough, is better than martha's vineyard. nantucket is better than martha's vineyard but i don't think you'll find that in the poll. "usa today" is remibdsing us this morning franklin roosevelt was criticized for spending time on his yacht. john adams spent seven months in quincy, massachusetts, on his farm in 1797 and actually accused of abdicating
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